FOOD AND BEVERAGES

Non-Alcoholic Drinks in Myanmar

Fruit drinks are plentiful and delicious. Sometimes they are mixed with salt and served in plastic bags.

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Health in Burma

The general state of health care in Burma is poor. The military government spends anywhere from 0.5% to 3% of the country's GDP on health care, consistently ranking among the lowest in the world.

FOOD AND BEVERAGES

Alcoholic drinks in Myanmar

In terms of alcohol, many Burmese drink strong local moonshine-like drinks made from sugar cane. Myanmar Beer, Mandalay beer, Thai-produced Singha beer, Singapore-produced Tiger beer, cheap local beers, and cheap beers brought in from China are popular in Myanmar. Imported wines, whiskies, beers are expensive.